Narrowing the Gap Between Design and Performance

Event Pass Information

Event Pass Type
AIA Member (Not AIANY)$5.00 USD
General Public$10.00 USD
Student with Valid .edu Email AddressFREE

Event Details

Local Law 97/19 presents unique challenges for building owners and designers striving for energy efficiency and sustainability. Compliance with this law goes beyond conventional approaches and requires a deep understanding of building performance and occupant behavior. In this event, we will delve into the intricacies of building enclosures and explore innovative strategies to achieve compliance while maximizing energy efficiency and occupant comfort. Join us as we equip you with the knowledge and tools necessary to navigate the complexities of Local Law 97/19 and create high-performance building enclosures that meet the demands of today's sustainability standards.

Eliot Benor, Testing Manager, Building Envelope Testing LLC

About the Speakers:
Facades and energy are Eliot’s passion. He has an eclectic background spanning 30 years – from manufacturing Insulated Glass Units to testing Building Envelopes. He has worn many hats, beginning his journey in the construction industry repairing windows, then moving on to glass fabrication, consulting, and testing. He had the privilege of working with Israel Berger as a Senior Consultant and with pioneers of the unitized curtainwall business like Werner Kloke and Ladislav Horvath. Eliot is a voting member of ASTM Committees D01, E05, E6 and E36 and a member of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA). Eliot is also a member of the NYC Department of Buildings Advisory Committees for Chapter 17 (Special Inspections and Testing), the NYC Façade Inspection Safety Program (FISP) and the NYC Energy Conservation Code.